Definition of pattress in English:

pattress

Line breaks: pat|tress
Pronunciation: /ˈpatrɪs
 
/

noun

  • A wooden or plastic block fixed to a wall or ceiling to receive an electric light switch, ceiling rose, etc..

Origin

late 19th century: alteration of pateras, plural of patera.

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